A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm as Japan's Nikkei 225 index falls 100.94 points to 9077.18 in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Asian markets fell Fri

 

              A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm as Japan
A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm as Japan's Nikkei 225 index falls 100.94 points to 9077.18 in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Asian markets fell Friday as disappointment over weak economic indicators from the United States, China and Europe offset hopes for more stimulus from central banks. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)